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Word: barrister

Definition: counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar


Sentences Containing 'barrister'

1488 – 30 April 1544), was an English barrister and judge who served as Lord Chancellor of England from 1533 to 1544.
1776), of the Middle Temple, was a barrister-at-law.
After being admitted to the Barrister's Society of New Brunswick in September 1975, Lockyer practiced law with the Moncton law firm of Stewart Cooper.
After his business venture failed, Binns became a barrister on the island, acquired land there and also became a land agent for other land owners.
After receiving his elementary education at Ayr, he studied at King's College School and the Middle Temple, London, with thoughts, apparently, of being an English barrister.
Andrew Walker (born 1968) is an English barrister and coroner for Northern District of Greater London.
By profession, Westoby was a Barrister of Lincoln's Inn.
Cameron was born in Battersea, London, of Scottish parentage; his father, William Ernest Cameron, was a barrister who wrote novels under the pseudonym Mark Allerton.
Campbell was a barrister, and ran a practice in Winnipeg.
Charles Phillips (1787?-1859) was an Irish barrister and writer.
Educated at Charterhouse School, and then Balliol College, Oxford, he graduated in Philosophy and Ancient History, qualified as a barrister in 1954 and became a Queen's Counsel (QC) in 1965.
For several centuries, education at one of the Inns of Chancery was the first step towards becoming a barrister.
George Alfred Lawrence (25 March 1827 – 23 September 1876) was a British novelist and barrister.
He became a barrister and solicitor in 1896, partnering William Bruce in the firm that was to become Arthur Robinson Co.
He became a barrister in November 1982, following several years as a solicitor with Mallesons.
He has a LLB degree and is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor, working as a lawyer before entering politics.
He practised as a barrister for 10 years.
He practised as a barrister on the Home Circuit.
He qualified as a barrister, called to the bar by Middle Temple.
He returned to Britain, resuming his practice as a barrister, and in 1932 was appointed Quain Professor of Jurisprudence, a position he held for five years.
He then retired from politics and continued practising as a barrister.
He was born in Regina, Saskatchewan and became a barrister and lawyer by career.
He was called to the English Bar (Inner Temple) in 1837 and subsequently practised in the Northern circuit acting as a reporting barrister in the Common Pleas Division.
He was educated at Upper Canada College, became a barrister in 1849, and was created a Queen's Counsel in 1863.
He was qualified as an Anglican priest, and worked also as a librarian, barrister and editor.
His brother Edward Faulks, Baron Faulks QC was a barrister but become a Conservative Government Minister in January 2014 in the Ministry of Justice.
Hunter studied at the University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall Law School to become a barrister and lawyer.
In 1805, Archibald was admitted to practice as an attorney and barrister.
In 1968, Williams started work as a barrister.
In the course of my stumbling upstairs, I fancied I heard a pleasant sound of laughter; and not the laughter of an attorney or barrister, or attorney's clerk or barrister's clerk, but of two or three merry girls.
Johnson was a barrister and a university tutor and lecturer before entering politics.
Later still comes Alexander Mackay, of the Middle Temple, Barrister at Law, with a better digestion, and no catfish dinner aboard, and feels as follows`The Mississippi!
Lennox-Boyd was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Mid Bedfordshire in 1931 (at the age of 26), and was admitted to Inner Temple, as a barrister in 1941.
Levi was a barrister and his words give his opinion of the legal situation, one which was prevalent at the time.
On 8 August 1633, Calvert was admitted to Gray's Inn as a barrister.
Once he graduated from Oxford he became a barrister and returned to practise law in Penang—his firm commenced in 1954, was at one time known as Chang and Vello.
Only a barrister is eligible for such preferments; and Mr. Micawber could not be a barrister, without being entered at an inn of court as a student, for five years.'
Originally from Britain, Fergus Hume worked as a barrister's clerk in Melbourne, Australia at the time of the book's first publication.
Perhaps a little angry with himself, as well as with the barrister, Mr. Lorry bustled into the chair, and was carried off to Tellson's.
Read was admitted into the bar in 1845.He then began a law practice which became successful.In 1845 he served as Barrister at Law.
Reeves developed a significant legal practice as a barrister in Darwin in the 1990s, and became increasingly distant from the Labor Party.
Richard Pankhurst, barrister, husband of Emmeline Pankhurst and father to Adela Pankhurst, Christabel Pankhurst and Sylvia Pankhurst is buried alongside his parents in Brooklands cemetery.
She was born in Kensington, London, one of three children of a barrister, Arthur Frederick Andrew Cole (1883–1968), and his wife, Margaret Henrietta, born Gaselee (1882–1971).
Subsequently she practised as a barrister and solicitor at the Adelaide law firm Mangan, Ey Bishop, where she was a partner.
The barrister was keen enough to divine that the banker would not have gone so far in his expression of opinion on any less solid ground than moral certainty.
The first Secretary to the Commissioners was Robert Wilfred Skeffington Lutwidge, a barrister and uncle of Lewis Carroll.
The MCP was founded in 1959 by Orton Chirwa, Nyasaland's first African barrister soon after his release from Gwelo prison, and other NAC leaders Including Aleke Banda, S. Kamwendo.
Wilson was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in 1951.
Woolf chose to be a barrister in 1955 and started working on the Oxford circuit.
Woolf had read books about lawyers and wanted to be a barrister.

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